Harry Elder Jr.

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FOREST HILL, MD. - Harry H. Elder Jr., 91, of Forest Hill, Md., passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Gilchrist Center in Towson, Md.

Born in Columbus, OH, he was the son of the late Harry and Tyra Elder, and husband of the late Eloise Elder. Mr. Elder is survived by a daughter, Judy A.b Borns, of Forest Hill, Md.; four grandchildren, Tina, Lisa, Michael, and Christina; and by nine great-grandchildren, Luke, Lilly, and Henry Dippel; Austin, Shane, and Haley Borns; Zachary, Zoey, and Eloise Sayles.

He lived in Delaware, Ohio, for most of his life, but came to Harford County, Md., for the last 10 years to enjoy time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He worked as a train engineer from the age of 19 until he retired at the age of 65.

Visitation was at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Forest Hill, Md. on Monday, April 7, 2014 from 12:30-1 p.m. Services were held at the church on Monday at 1 p.m., with Rev. Stephen Sutton officiating. Interment was at Highview Memorial Gardens in Fallston, Md.

Those who desire may contribute to Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, Md. 21031.

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Published in The Delaware Gazette from Apr. 8 to Apr. 9, 2014